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Book Signing with Leighton Ford

Places of the Heart Cover
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Wednesday, July 31st 2019
Embers Room at Chetola Resort

4:30pm- 6:30pm

Join us for a conversation with evangelist Leighton Ford about his book of art, poetry and essays reflecting on his life's journeys. Places of the Heart will be for sale for $45, and he will be happy to sign copies.

Free and open to the public!

Leighton Ford

Evangelist Leighton Ford of Charlotte has preached and taught all over the world, first with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and then on his own. As founder of Leighton Ford Ministries, his focus is on mentoring emerging Christian leaders around the world. Leighton has written a dozen books, the latest being Places of the Heart – A Journey with Paintings, Poetry and Reflections. Long a regular visitor to Blowing Rock, his book includes art and words reflecting on what the mountains and N.C. landscape mean to him. He is married to Jean Ford, the younger sister of Billy Graham. Places of the Heart is $45 with proceeds going to Leighton Ford Ministries. Order it at  www.bakerbookhouse.com or www.artpurveyors.com.

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Sculpture Walk Package

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August 9-11th, 2019
Lakeside at Chetola Resort 

Chetola Resort’s lakeside setting provides the outdoor venue that has achieved landmark status among travelers to the High Country. The lake provides a dramatic backdrop for the juried and curated exhibition of up to 50 national and regional sculptors.   Monumental scale and mid-scale works of art will be temporarily installed along the path around the lake.  Collectors and the public are invited to stroll leisurely to view the variety of premiere pieces many that will debut that weekend.

Weekend Timeline: 

Friday, August 9

PROSECCO & PAINTING – Tasting Spirits and Talking Art with Bob Timberlake and Joe Miller

6pm – Welcome

Passed hors d’oeuvres and buffet of heavy hors d’oeuvres

Cash bar

6:15pm - Ribbon Cutting

6:30pm – Prosecco Bar and/or Bourbon Tasting under tent

7pm – Q&A with Bob T. and Joe M. followed by informal sculpture walk

7-10pm – Public bonfire, cash bar, live music

Saturday, August 10

ART SPLASH – An Afternoon of Art & Games by Chetola Lake

Sculpture walks open to public and guests all day

11am-4pm – VR 3D Games with Douglas (5-min minimum, $1 per min.)

12-12:30pm – VR 3D Demo with artist Alan Gordon

1-1:30pm – VR 3D Demo with artist Alan Gordon

11am-4pm: Lawn Games*

     * Kids Clay Corner

         *Create Your Own Jackson Pollack

2-2:30pm: Joe Miller workshop with kids

1-2:30pm – Wine Tasting on the Lawn with Sunset & Vine

Noon-4pm - Music on the Lawn 

STARRY NIGHT CELEBRATION - Dinner and Dancing 

6pm – Cocktails – ticket includes 1 complimentary beer or wine

Cash bar in Gazebo

6:30pm – Dinner Buffet (elegant salad bar, filet mignon carving station, desserts, cash bar)

7:15/7:30pm – Awards presentation by Lawrence Wheeler

Music by Starlighter Orchestra 6-10pm

Public bonfire, cash bar in Gazebo

starlighters

The Starlighters were formed in the spring of 2016 to bring together some of the areas finest musicians. Headquartered in Lenoir, it is a special band that plays the unforgettable standards of the Swing and Big Band eras. The Starlighters initially made a positive impression on Lenoir's most experienced music educators and performers and has spent the past 3 years sharing their love of music and fellowship with audiences around North Carolina.

For tickets and more information please visit:  https://thesculpturewalk.com/

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Traditional Afternoon Tea

Royal Tea
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Traditional Afternoon Tea 

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Afternoons

2:30-4:30

Enjoy A Traditional Afternoon Tea at the Beautiful Chetola Resort

Join us for a cup of tea accompanied by English scones, miniature desserts, and savory sandwiches.
Tea time is the perfect way to compliment pre-wedding festivities, spa packages, or other special occasions.

Classic Tea - $22 per person

Tea Royale - $27 per person

Reservations: 828.295.5505

*Reservation only

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BBQ and Bluegrass: A July 4th Celebration

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Thursday, July 4th, 2019
Chetola Resort's Lakeside Tent

11:00am - 2:00pm

A family friendly barbecue buffet accompanied by local bluegrass musicians

$14 per person
Free (ages 4 and younger)
Tax and 20% gratuity will be added
Coffee, Tea, and Soft Beverages Included

Taste of The Carolinas Buffet

Pulled Pork Barbeque, Barbeque Chicken,
Creamy Coleslaw, Barbeque Baked Beans
Green Beans, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Hushpuppies

House-made Dessert

Banana Pudding

Reservations: 828.295.5505

*Reservations will be available starting June 6, 2019

Taste of Italy Wine Dinner

A Taste of Italy Wine Dinner

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Tuesday, April 16
Timberlake's Restaurant


6pm Meet & Greet
6:30pm - First Course

4-Course Tapas-Style Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$65 per person

Meet & Greet
featuring Gregoletto Sui Lieviti, Treviso, Prosecco DOC - Veneto, Italy - 2017

1st Course
Fried Calamari Frites with Spicy Marinara
Paired with Verdicchio: Santa Barbara Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC - Marche, Italy - 2017

2nd Course
PASTA CARBONARA
Black Pepper Fettucini, Pancetta, Garden Peas, and Shaved Parmesan
Paired with Barbera: A. & G. Fantino Cascina Dardi, Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC - Piemonte, Italy - 2017

3rd Course
PHEASANT PUTTANESCA
Airline Pheasant Breast with Kalamata Olives, Anchovies, Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Sauteed Rapini, and Potato Gnocchi

Paired with Nebbiolo: Silvio Giamello Vicenziana, Barbaresco DOCG - Piemonte, Italy - 2015

4th Course
TIRAMISU
Mascarpone custard layered with whipped cream, rum, and coffee-soaked ladyfingers

Paired with Moscato: Elvio Tintero Sori Gramella, Moscato d’Asti DOCG - Piemonte, Italy - 2017

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111

NC Beer Dinner

North Carolina Craft Beer Dinner

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Tuesday, April 23
Timberlake's Restaurant

6:30pm - First Course

Small plates with a Southern flair paired by Executive Chef Matthew Rivers with some of NC’s best craft brews.

$45 per person

1st Course
Frito Misto
Fried Okra, Fried Mushrooms, Fried Corn Nuggets with Cajun Aioli
Paired with Torch Pilsner Foothills Brewery, Winston Salem, NC

2nd Course
Appalachian Salad
Crisp Romaine, Roasted Corn, Goodnight Brothers Prosciutto, Ashe County Bleu Cheese, Grape Tomatoes, Pickled Okra, Cucumber, Cornbread Croutons, Buttermilk Herb Dressing
Paired with Weeping Willow Wit, Mother Earth Brewing Company, Kinston, NC

3rd Course
Pork Belly Tacos
Crispy Pork Belly, Green Tomato Chow Chow, Sweet & Smoky BBQ Sauce, Blue Corn Tortilla, Scallions
Paired with Pernicious IPA, Wicked Weed Brewery, Asheville NC

4th Course
Fried Chicken and Watermelon
Skin-On Boneless Fried Chicken Thighs, Benton’s Bacon Collard Greens, Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese, Pickled Watermelon Rind, Fresh Watermelon
Paired with Boone Creek Blonde, AMB, Boone, NC

5th Course
Chocolate PB Delight
Peanut Butter Mousse, Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel, Strawberry Powder
Paired with Hatchet Coffee Porter, Booneshine Brewery, Boone NC

Reservations: 828.295.5505

Spanish Wine & Tapas Dinner

Spanish Wine & Tapas Wine Dinner

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Tuesday, March 12
Timberlake's Restaurant

 

featuring Winemaker Trent Moffett
6pm Meet & Greet with Spanish Rose
6:30pm - First Course

4-Course Tapas-Style Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$65 per person

1ST COURSE
Paired with Vina Pomal, Viura-Malvasia, 2016

Patatas Bravas
Duck Fat Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Smashed and Fried, with Tarragon Aioli and Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

Tomatillo Shrimp Ceviche
Shrimp “cooked” in Citrus, with Serrano Pepper, Tomato Concasse, Cilantro, and House Made Shrimp Crackers

2ND COURSE
Paired with Vina Zaco, Albariño, 2015

Seafood Paella
Mussels, Clams, and Chorizo, with Saffron Risotto and Crisped Rice

Croquetas de Jamo
Ham Croquettes with Serrano Ham, Manchego, Fried with Bechamel

3RD COURSE
Paired with Prior Scala Dei, Priorat, 2016

Empanadillas Gallegos
Little Galician Turnovers—Spiced Ground Beef, Currants, Sofrito, Wrapped in Dough and Baked with Fig Balsamic and Herb Oil

Pimientos Rellenos de Atun
Roasted Red Peppers with Tuna—Stuffed Peppers with Ahi Tuna, Black Olives, Green Onions, Pimenton and Arbequina

Mallorca Vegetable Bake
Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Balsamic, Olive Oil, Sweet Paprika

4TH COURSE
Paired with Legaris Crianza, 2014

Bunuelos de Viento
“Light as Air” Fritters, Espresso, Powdered Sugar

Natillas de Leche
Spanish Custard with Cinnamon and Vanilla, topped with Fresh Berries and Marcona Almond Tuille

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111

Valentine's Day Prix Fixe 2019_2

Valentine’s Day Dinner

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Thursday, February 14
Seatings from 5-10pm
Timberlake's Restaurant

Cuddle up with a romantic prix fixe Valentine's Day dinner.

$49.95++ per person
Includes a long stem red rose

Appetizer
Grilled Creole Oysters
On the half shell with lemon, Worcestershire, parsley, butter, hot sauce, and smoked tomato aioli

Salad
Winter Vegetables
Roasted golden beets, pickled parsnips, radicchio, turnip greens, chevre, candied pecans, and tarragon vinaigrette

Entree (Choose one)
Filet Mignon
Dark chocolate port demi-glace, candied bacon lardons, roasted beet butter

Miso Honey-Glazed Halibut
Pickled apple slaw, red lentils, micro radish

Bacon-Wrapped Pheasant
Bourbon au jus, grilled Fontina and sage, crispy parsnips

Accompaniments
Dauphinoise Potatoes | Collard Greens | Saffron Risotto | Sauteed Broccolini

Dessert (Choose one)
Strawberry Cobbler with Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream
Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake
White Chocolate Red Velvet Cheesecake

Reservations: 828-295-5505

Moffett Wine Dinner

Moffett Vineyards Wine Dinner

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Monday, January 21
Timberlake's Restaurant

 

featuring Winemaker Trent Moffett
6:30pm - First Course

5-Course Dinner by Chef Matthew Rivers
in conjunction with Sunset & Vine

$95 per person

1st Course
Cardamom-Rubbed Crispy Pork Belly with Shiitake Mushrooms, Grilled Pear, and Ginger Soy Glaze
Paired with Dundee Hills Chardonnay 2016

2nd Course
Farro Risotto with Blistered Cherry Tomato, Kale, Fresh Herbs, and Taleggio Cheese
Paired with Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2015

3rd Course
Sage and Honey-Basted Pheasant Fricassee with Sweet Potato and Pomegranate Reduction
Paired with Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2014

4th Course
35-Day Dry-Aged Ribeye with Beet Coulis, Chimichurri Butter, and Fried Parsnips
Paired with Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

5th Course
Basil Goat Cheese Souffle with Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind and Carbonated Watermelon
Paired with Pinot Noir Rose 2017

Reservations via Sunset & Vine: 828.414.9111